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Azar is the first person with a background in the pharmaceuticals industry to lead HHS, which has oversight over prescription drugs.
A new study shows a lower health-care spending burden among low-income groups, but an increase in that burden among higher earners.
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No Republican presidential candidate has reached 20 percent of the black vote since Richard Nixon.
Azar would head the Health and Human Services Department, which oversees Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare, as well as drug regulation.
During a discussion about Obamacare with House Speaker Paul Ryan, Trump kept trying to talk about golf, according to a new book.
Pharmaceutical companies may have missclassified nearly 900 drugs for Medicaid's drug rebate program, leading to underpayments for years.
Spending growth decelerated in all major caterories after two years of higher growth fueled by Obamacare and prescription drug spending.
Social safety-net programs like Social Security comprise the largest federal expenditures.
An analysis suggests insurers benefiting from selling Medicare and Medicaid plans could be required to sell Obamacare plans.
The Senate could start voting on a series of amendments to the bill Thursday, with a possible final vote late in the day or Friday.
Most states are on track to run out of funds for their children's health programs because Congress has failed to reauthorize spending.
An estimated 13 million fewer Americans would have health insurance if the individual mandate is repealed.
While the medical-expense deduction isn't widely used, it can prove significant for families with special-needs children.
Tax reform would eliminate deductions for medical expenses, de-incentivizing self-funding of health care, pushing migration to Medicaid.
Susan Collins had to oppose the Obamacare replacement bill because her state is so poor, writes CNBC's Jake Novak.